“I won’t step down”- INEC Chairman

Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in the midst of mounting pressure to step-aside says there is no reason “whatsoever” to resign.

Speaking at a press briefing in Abuja on Thursday, the INEC chairman said he has been doing his best in his service to the nation.

“There is no reason whatsoever to resign. No reason to even contemplate that,” said Yakubu while responding to one of the questions at the briefing.

He also said dismissed the call for reshuffle of residents electoral commissioners (RECs), saying such could not happen on the eve of the elections.

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